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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mer (plural mers)

  1. (chemistry) A repeat unit: a structural unit which through repetition forms a polymer.
    • 2010, Mikell P. Groover, Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing (4th Edition), page 9:
      A polymer is a compound formed of repeating structural units called mers, whose atoms share electrons to form very large molecules.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mer pl (plural only)

  1. (fantasy) merpeople
    • 2013, Missy Fleming, Into the Deep (page 65)
      There are mermaids and mermen everywhere. They swim above us and linger in nooks and arched doorways. It's impossible not to stare. The mer are as diverse as humans—all ages, size, shape, and color.

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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *melum, from Latin mālum. Compare Daco-Romanian măr.

NounEdit

mer n (plural meari/meare)

  1. apple

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *melus, from Latin mālus.

NounEdit

mer m (plural meri)

  1. apple tree

Derived termsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mer (feminine mera, masculine plural mers, feminine plural meres)

  1. mere, simple

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mer f (genitive singular merar, plural merar)

  1. mare, female horse

DeclensionEdit

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mer merin merar merarnar
Accusative mer merina merar merarnar
Dative mer merini merum merunum
Genitive merar merarinnar mera meranna

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French mer, from Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Italic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mer f (plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mer

  1. (transitive) to dare (to have courage to do something)
  2. (transitive) to get some liquid or grainy substance out of somewhere by turning in a bowl shaped object and let it fill

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


LivonianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri. Akin to Finnish meri.

NounEdit

mer

  1. sea

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

mer

  1. rafsi of merko.

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mer

  1. unstressed form of mir

DeclensionEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

NounEdit

mer f (plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse meiri.

AdjectiveEdit

mer

  1. comparative of mye

AdverbEdit

mer

  1. more; used in forming the comparative form of long/foreign adjectives

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

NounEdit

mer f (oblique plural mers, nominative singular mer, nominative plural mers)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *batiz.

AdverbEdit

mēr

  1. more

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German wir.

PronounEdit

mer

  1. we

ReferencesEdit

  • Kate Burridge, Changes with Pennsylvania German, in Ethnosyntax (2002), page 226: mer saage nett [] (we don't say [])

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) mar

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

NounEdit

mer m (plural mers)

  1. (Puter) sea

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse meir, from Proto-Germanic *maiz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mer

  1. Comparative form of mycket, used in construction of comparative form of certain adjectives; more,

WalloonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French mer, from Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

NounEdit

mer ? (plural mers)

  1. sea

WelshEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mer

  1. Nasal mutation of ber (short).

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ber fer mer unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.